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St. Eleutherius - (175-189)

Saint Biography

Martyr of Tarsus, Turkey. His tomb became a popular pilgrimage destination, and a basilica was erected in his honor in Constantinople.

Catholic Encyclopedia

Pope (c. 174-189). The Liber Pontificalis says that he was a native of Nicopolis, Greece. From his contemporary Hegesippus we learn that he was a deacon of the Roman Church under Pope Anicetus (c. 154-164), and evidently remained so under St. Soter, the following pope, whom he succeeded about 174. While the condition of Christians under Read More


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